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Uptown Diner

2548 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405-3548
+1 612-874-0481
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pancakes” (10 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2548 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405-3548
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we lived in Minneapolis, every other weekend we would do breakfast here. Good food, great staff, and large portions. Kamikaze Waffle or Biscuits and Gravy are a must. And a roll to go!

Thank shawdominiquea
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food is incredible, huge portions, homemade hash browns, best omelets. Incredible fluffy pancakes. This place is #1 for breakfast. The cinnamon buns are excellent. The burgers are great as well. The service is great (Jo is my favorite server).

Thank carm222
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Went here for dinner since it was near us, was pretty basic diner food. It was good and no complaints. Just wouldn't say it was fantastic.

Thank ERIK V
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Hearty traditional diner. Giant portions. Don’t come hoping for the lite healthy menu. Had meat omelet with hash browns and toast. Friendly quick service. Off street parking a plus. Get there early, fills up, especially on weekends

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

I hesitate to share this because they may raise the price & make the wait longer, but I'm feeling charitable. I eat this only a few times a year because the calorie & saturated fat count is probably off the charts. Sorry for not taking...More

Thank stephen7252
Reviewed 21 November 2017

2nd time to the Uptown Diner! Walked in and staff remember me from a month ago! Ordered the philly steak sandwich(thanks for the recommendation, Rebecca)! Had the sweet potato tater tots again! The sandwich had cubes of steak, lots of peppers, onions, and cheese! Great...More

Thank steve y
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the food. Very friendly staff. Huge selection of menu items. Definitely will go back next time we are in Minneapolis.

Thank GrandmaAmy7
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Came here for breakfast on a Sunday of a long weekend. As expected there was a bit of a wait. This was discouraging because we had called ahead they said that we could be seated right away. Ten minute wait - okay, no problem. Well...More

1  Thank Hpmicks
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Stopped in for a quick bite to eat prior to a meeting. Typically look for non-chain locations. The wait staff was very friendly and had water at my seat as I sat down! Large breakfast menu, but wanted a sandwich. The waitress suggested the el...More

Thank steve y
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Grilled cheese with tomato, sweet potato tots, friend had chicken salad sandwich--both were great! This place is near Lake of the Isles so we stopped after talking a walk. Would definitely go back.

Thank Nicole G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2548 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405-3548
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-874-0481
We are the classic diner. We've been serving breakfast on Hennepin Ave. For over 20 years. Open every day 6am until 11pm and 24 hours Thursday thru Sunday. Check us out on Twitter uptowndiner and on Facebook "Uptown Diner is the place to eat"
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